On the Radar: The Gothenburg Address
With the demise of Aereogramme and the endless globetrotting of Mogwai, something like a post-rock vacuum has opened up back here in Scotland.
And if you go along with that tenuous theory, you won't mind if I finish it by saying that The Gothenburg Address are the latest band to attempt to plug the gap.
The Edinburgh four-piece are more qualified for the role than most, consisting as they do of ex-members of Arab Strap, The Zephyrs and Raising Miss June, and having just soundtracked a short film called Sonnets from Scotland with Mogwai.
Like the 'Gwai, The Gothenburg Address, who only formed last year, are purely instrumental, conveying a late night / early dawn atmosphere through chilly guitars and understated harmonies.
Their debut single 'The Lesser Coming Home' (listen above) will be released on 5th May.
You can catch The Gothenburg Address headlining Sneaky Pete's on 4th April and supporting Amusement Parks On Fire at Cabaret Voltaire on 6th May.
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